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  • Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer

    Towson president decides to cut baseball, men's soccer
    Towson University president Maravene Loeschke was escorted by several police officers into a meeting with the school’s baseball and men’s soccer teams Friday morning to tell players she had decided to cut their sports. Her speech to members...
  • Tax-free reading

    Tax-free reading
    Here's a quiz for all current and future college students and their families: Which of the following has risen in price the most sharply over the last several decades — tuition, health care, the consumer price index or textbooks? For the correct...
  • APGFCU Arena to allow alcoholic beverages at two spring concerts

    APGFCU Arena to allow alcoholic beverages at two spring concerts
    Alcoholic beverages will be allowed at two upcoming concerts at the new APGFCU Arena, the board of trustees voted Tuesday. The program would require everyone attending either the Kool and the Gang concert on May 10 or the KC and the Sunshine Band concert...
  • Cyber help wanted

    Cyber help wanted
    Nineteen thousand four hundred thirteen. Focus on that number. Like so many numbers in news articles, you might easily have skipped over 19,413. But this is an important number for what is happening in Maryland higher education. According to the Cyber...
  • The merger's green lining

    The merger's green lining
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
  • Building boom highlights growing ambitions at Salisbury

    Building boom highlights growing ambitions at Salisbury
    If it has been a while since you've driven through the heart of this Eastern Shore city, the buildings might come as a shock. One after another, they tower shiny and modern above the chain restaurants and strip-mall shops that dominate Route 13. The...
  • Coppin's success academy

    Coppin's success academy
    In the 21st century, countries that prosper will have highly educated work forces that can compete in a global marketplace. Yet while the U.S. once led the world in the proportion of college graduates, in recent decades it has lost that advantage among...
  • Can UM merge without a merger?

    Can UM merge without a merger?
    The University System of Maryland Board of Regents identified two very good reasons not to move forward right now with a merger of Maryland's flagship campus in College Park with its professional schools in Baltimore. The first is that doing a merger...
  • A model institution

    A model institution
    Who says sitting in the back of a packed lecture hall trying to absorb the intricacies of trigonometric functions or the chemistry of organic molecules is the only way to teach aspiring young scientists the tools of their trade? Well, tradition mostly....
  • Nathan Chapman set for release

    Nathan Chapman set for release
    Nathan A. Chapman Jr., the once-prominent money manager whose fraudulent investments in his own companies caused a scandal for Maryland's public employee pension system, is scheduled to be released from federal custody Friday after serving 41/2 years....
  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Redesigned UMBC courses are part of a statewide effort

    The Sun's high praise for the course design innovations at the University of Maryland Baltimore County is well deserved ("A Model Institution," Dec. 27). UMBC's success in transforming courses in fundamental chemistry, mathematics and physics has led to...